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Casting call for lesbian short film based on Michelle Tea’s ‘Valencia’

Michelle Tea in San Francisco's Mission district in the '90s

Local filmmaker Aubree Bernier-Clarke (who you might also know from Swan Island or a recent Portlandia cameo) has issued a casting call for a short film she’s producing from Chapter 3 of legendary 90s dyke author Michelle Tea‘s Valencia. Below is her description of the project. If you’re interested in getting involved email valenciapdx@gmail.com.

This film will be part […]

QDoc Friday night film review: ‘Hit So Hard: The Life and Near Death Story of Patty Schemel’

Patty Schemel with Hole, for Rolling Stone in the 1995 issue where she came out. From L Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson, Schemel, Melissa Auf der Maur

For any rock fan who was a teen of the 90s Seattle grunge reigned supreme and Hole was its seat of feminine power. The seminal grrl grunge group was fronted but the unmistakable, if not always likeable, Courtney Love, wife and baby momma […]

The weekend in glowing lasers, lots of meat, last summer Gaycation and plenty of ‘Thee Satisfaction’

THEESatisfaction plays Friday at Rotture as part of Menz Room. Photo courtesy of Maceo Paisley

Tonight

sPLURt! episode 2 – I’m starting this weekend off tonight because how could I not highlight a bukakke-themed 90?s rave revival party? Really, I kinda think the 90s are back with a vengeance and I did always have a hard time letting go of the Peace, Love, Unity, Respect mantra. Plus with a […]

Jon Ginoli unveils ‘Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division’ at Powells

Pansy Division's Luis Illades, Jon Ginoli, Joel Reader, Chris Freeman

Those boys who roared out the same 3 chord power punk with just a little more flair than their straight counterparts rocked my teenage 90s world, and they were called Pansy Division. These first and most famous gay boy punk rockers exploded queercore culture into all kinds of indie crowds. They gave me hope for a unified punk underground […]